Dr. Toni G. Cesta

Area Of Expertise : care and community case management
20 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Hospital & Healthcare

Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.

The author of nine books, and a frequently sought after speaker, lecturer and consultant, Dr. Cesta is considered one of the primary thought leaders in the field of case management.

Dr. Cesta writes a monthly column called “Case Management Insider” in the Hospital Case Management journal in which she shares insights and information on current issues and trends in case management.

Prior to her current work as a case management consultant, Dr. Cesta was Senior Vice President – Operational Efficiency and Capacity Management at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She was responsible for case management, social work, discharge planning, utilization management, denial management, bed management, the patient navigator program, the clinical documentation improvement program and systems process improvement.  Prior to her position as Senior Vice President at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Cesta has held positions as Corporate Vice President for Patient Flow Optimization at the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Director of Case Management, Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York, in New York City and also designed and implemented a Master’s of Nursing in Case Management  Program and Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Case Management at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York.  Dr. Cesta completed seven years as a Commissioner for the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Dr. Cesta has presented topics on case management at national and international conferences and workshops.  Her books include “Nursing Case Management: From Essentials to Advanced Practice Applications”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies in the New Healthcare Environment”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies for Clinical Practice”, “Survival Strategies for Nurses in Managed Care” and “Core Skills for Hospital Case Managers”.

 

 

 

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Live Webinar

Managing Cost and Length of Stay:The New CMS Efficiency Measure

The Efficiency Measure, as part of the Value-Based Purchasing measures, was implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in order to hold hospitals accountable for their length of stay and cost per case. This measure ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Mar 26, 2019
Live Webinar

Contemporary Acute Care Case Management:Roles, Models and Staffing Ratios

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has instituted  linkages between cost and quality through value-based purchasing and other cost-saving measures such as payment penalties for high readmission rates. These changes  have c ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Apr 10, 2019
Live Webinar

An Update on the CMS Discharge Planning Rules and Regulations for 2019

The proposed changes to the Conditions of Participation for Discharge Planning will likely have profound effects on how case management departments organize their work. It will also affect the workloads of RN case managers and social worker ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • May 22, 2019
On-Demand Webinar

An Update on the CMS Discharge Planning Rules and Regulations for 2019

The proposed changes to the Conditions of Participation for Discharge Planning will likely have profound effects on how case management departments organize their work. It will also affect the workloads of RN case managers and social worker ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Utilization Management in a Value-Based Reimbursement System

In this jam-packed program you will learn how to stream-line your utilization management process as well as understand the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and how they impact on your work as a case manager. We will discus ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Best Practice Roles and Functions for Hospital Case Managers and Social Workers

The role of the social worker in the acute care and community-based settings is a unique role that should not be confused with that of the RN case manager.  This program will review the best practice roles and functions of the social worker and th ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Is Your Case Management Department Effective? : How to Measure Your Case Management Outcomes”

This  webinar will discuss and review the expected outcomes of a contemporary case management department.  Also included will be a discussion as to how to align these outcomes with the hospital’s strategic plan.  This is vital in an era of healthc ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Is Your Case Management Practice Compliant: Here’s What You Need to Know

As case managers we must be aware of the myriad of compliance issues that we must adhere to in our daily practice. Never has this been more important to our work as case managers then it is now. Our ability to remain compliant has become an elemen ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Managing Cost and Length of Stay: The New CMS Efficiency Measure

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continue to add elements to the value based purchasing measures. One that applies very closely to the work of case management is the “Efficiency measure”. This meas ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Utilization Management in a Value-Based Reimbursement System

In this jam-packed program you will learn how to stream-line your utilization management process as well as understand the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and how they impact on your work a ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins